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888195
  • Title
    Richardson war narrative, 1916-1918 / Leslie Duncan Richardson
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLDOC 2447
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1916-1918
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    888195
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised : 2014
  • Physical Description
    0.03 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript, carbon typescript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    L. D. Richardson was a signaller with the 1st Light Horse Regiment, A.I.F. He enlisted 17 June 1915 at Victoria Barracks, Sydney and embarked on S.S. Pera on 13 October 1915, arriving in Suez on 13 Nov. 1915. He was taken prisoner by the Turks in Aug. 1916, later sent to England for furlough and returned to Sydney on the S.S. Ascanius on 4 Apr. 1919
  • Scope and Content
    Describes experiences as a prisoner of war in Turkey
  • Source
    Purchased from L. D. Richardson, 2 September 1919 Part of the European War Collecting Project (also known as the Soldiers' Diaries Collection or War Diaries Collection), established by the Trustees of the Mitchell Library in 1918
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
    Microfilm located at CY 4903, frames 130 - 140
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1025688
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